The fonds consist of the video recordings of the museum society dating from 1988. The material has been maintained in its original order. Videos are of various museum events, exhibitions, interviews with the museum board, museum staff, local elders, the Cape Dorset print sale and print making demonstration.
Reports are of Annual general meetings of Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum Society, reports to the board by all members & consultation reports from outside sources dealing with building expansions and other projects.
The fonds consist of two photos albums generated by the museum society depicting museum expansion, public & school, exhibits, and special events. The majority of the images have been recorded by the museum staff & volunteer board of majority of the images have been recorded by the museum staff & volunteer board of directors of the society. Some of the prints in the albums are duplicate images from the color slide transparencies. The arrangement of the prints in the albums is done by event and year. The first album is of: building expansions & upgrades, collections, displays & exhibits. The second album is of programs, people, & special events.
The fonds consist of the textual records of the museum society dating from 1968. The material has been maintained in its original order. Chiefly, the general correspondence of the position of full-time director. The subject matter is collections management, holdings conservation and phone logs. The three ledger books describe purchases and other references to museum holdings.
The fonds consist of the textual records of the museum society dating from 1970. The material has been maintained in its original order. All out-going correspondence generated by the museum society and incoming correspondence from outside sources. Records pertain to exhibits, research, acquisitions, conservation, building up-grades, finance, fund raising and general subject matter.
The fonds consists of 43 (forty three) b&w prints taken by R.D. Van Norma mainly in the Pond Inlet area. The images include interesting scenes of hand mining coal from open face rock along the Salmon River. There are also scenes of Christmas dinners, inside the HBC store, an Anglican Church service and some portrait views of people.
The fonds consists of 64 prints, some b&w and some colour, taken by Ray Johnson. The images include summer hunting scenes, Christmas events, and local Inuit. Of particular interest are several family group photographs with each member clearly visible.
The fonds consists of 78 b&w photographs taken in the Arctic Bay / Pond Inlet region. Several are of people, Inuit and southerners living in Arctic Bay at the time, and community life in the 1940's. In addition there are 69 col. negatives of which 20 are also in print form and 40 colour prints without negatives, taken on his trips north in 1986 and 1990. One VHS video tape contains film footage of a trip by snow-machine to the floe edge in late spring traveling on the sea ice, and a hike along the banks of the Salmon River [Akua] in July 1990 taken by Ed himself with his own commentary.
The fonds consists of 175 black and white photographs taken by Lorne Smith during his period of employment in Pond Inlet as a teacher with the Government of the NWT (now Nunavut). Documented are scenes of community life, school activities in the classrooms and outside, Christmas events and spring games. Of particular interest are the photographs of visit of Governor General Roland Michener to Pond Inlet, portraits of elders, Boy Scouts and Girl Guide groups.
This fonds contains correspondence, publications and artworks relating to the work of Nik Semenoff, in particular documenting his numerous innovations relating to safer printmaking processes and the waterless lithographic process.